Videogamer writes: "Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Capcom's MMO-style third-person hack and trap-em-up, is soul destroying. It's monstrously difficult, the combat is clunky and it's as slow as a turtle that's carrying 20 turtles on its back. And yet it's phenomenally popular and adored by critics. This is the great conundrum. How can a game so frustrating be so addictive?"